private equity

Investors love following the moves and advice of Warren Buffett. Now you can see exactly why he bought millions of shares in Kroger, and why he may buy more or why he may want to acquire the whole...
Jon C. Ogg
Energy pipeline operator Tallgrass Energy Partners has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Blackstone for about $4 billion in cash.
Paul Ausick
When reports of a go-private transaction are announced by media outlets, it usually sends shares of the underlying company higher. That has definitely been the case when it comes to Walgreens Boots...
Jon C. Ogg
It's one thing to think that there is a value investor's dream awaiting in the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance. It's another thing to consider that a member of the Dow Jones industrial average...
Jon C. Ogg
If bank earnings are not a good enough story on a strong day, imagine the reaction to news reports that Warren Buffett wants to buy or increase a stake in a company.
Jon C. Ogg
A group of PG&E bondholders and wildfire victims won approval for consideration of a reorganization plan of the company that would leave shareholders mostly empty-handed.
Paul Ausick
Private equity giant Blackstone announced Monday that it is acquiring the light warehouse assets of Colony Capital for $5.9 billion. This is Blackstone's second major warehouse acquisition this year.
Paul Ausick
Here are eight secondary offerings that have been filed with a grand tally of about $3 billion combined.
Jon C. Ogg
Being called the Oracle of Omaha has to mean something. Here are 10 lessons of sanity for investors to always consider when markets begin to act less than sane.
Jon C. Ogg
Warren Buffett may be getting older every year, but he and the giant Berkshire Hathaway have remained acquirers of public stocks for years. The conglomerate could even claim to be one of the largest...
Chris Lange, Jon C. Ogg
The buyout price for Barnes & Noble Education keeps going lower, and management is giving a resounding no on the buyout and the firm making the offer. Figuring out a fair price may be impossible,...
Jon C. Ogg
Applied Materials is making an acquisition that might not be getting the attention it deserves. A $2.2 billion deal may not be a total game-changer for a company with a $42 billion market cap.
Jon C. Ogg
Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners is reportedly discussing an acquisition of health care provider Magellan Health. While not on the same scale as recent mega-mergers in the sector, this might...
Paul Ausick
Private equity buyout offer for Chico's FAS was lowered and faces little chance of approval. Shareholders may be forced to suffer deep financial losses.
Jon C. Ogg
The SEC has issued a concept document that explores opening hedge funds and private equity funds to small retail investors.
Paul Ausick